This case related to an accident which occurred near the A14 in Suffolk. My client was injured in a collision caused by another driver’s negligence. Expert evidence was obtained from a GP and then Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and, upon review of a post-accident MRI scan, it was confirmed that the claimant’s accident-related injuries would last for at […]Read More Injured driver recovers 380% more than insurer’s first compensation offer
The claimant worked as an engineer and was attending a customer’s site to perform maintenance work to their vehicles. He slipped whilst walking across the customer’s work-yard on ice. The ice had formed from water that had collected as a result of a leaking tap. Liability was admitted but, despite the claimant suffering a clear and significant shoulder […]Read More Engineer recovers £17,500 after slipping at customer’s premises
As it is a principle of the rule of law, I thought I’d take a BRIEF look at the respective positions of the typical claimant and defendant in personal injury claims (from cause of action to trial) and whether or not the justice system is well balanced to ensure that the parties benefit from equality before […]Read More Is there ‘Equality Before the Law’ in injury claims?
My client moved into a new care home after finding that she was no longer able to live independently with at-home care. She was elderly and wheelchair-bound and, upon her admission to the home in Suffolk, she was identified as being at a high risk of developing pressure sores. Within 2 months, my client had […]Read More £30,000 for care home resident let down by staff
The Government’s spending review in November 2015 saw George Osborne announce a rise in the small claims limit for personal injury cases from £1,000 to £5,000. Currently in the small claims court, each party pays their own legal costs, regardless of outcome. A successful claimant cannot recover any solicitor costs from the defendant if […]Read More Access (to Justice) Denied!
Worker injured in car park gets compensation and private medical treatment to aid recoveryRead More Compensation for worker who tripped in unsafe car park
Child awarded £27,500 after being injured on ski slope whilst unsupervisedRead More Child awarded £27,500 after ski slope accident
My client had been working for his employer as an engineer for a few weeks, when he was asked to attend a site to inspect and repair some commercial air conditioning units. Despite raising concern and requesting to be provided with dust masks, the company failed to provide him with any such protective equipment. Within […]Read More Worker given no dust mask gets £13,000 for pneumonia
My client was an agency driver, working on only his second shift for the company. His job was to deliver steel products to various commercial customers at various locations. My client was provided with gloves and asked to sign some paperwork which outlined the job reporting process and what to do with customer payments. At […]Read More £34,000 for driver injured whilst unloading delivery
My client was a disabled man who required permanent use of a wheelchair and regular care from his partner. He was engaged actively in a rehabilitative programme with a view to making use of a prosthetic limb. Due to his restricted mobility, he was under the care of the local authority’s social care team and, […]Read More Disabled man let down by social services receives £32,000